11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  30​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Washington DC

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, sightseeing, parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel itinerary creator.

Washington DC, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Melbourne, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 81°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for sightseeing, nightlife, nature, trails, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Manly Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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